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it was when obama was sworn in. now the obama administration is pointing out they created more than five million jobs since the president took office in the private sector, that is. and also, if you look a the first full month the president was in office the unemployment rate was 8.3%. now it's 7.9. >> tom: instead of arguing about the data, what about the demographics here? because polls, obviously, show this is an extremely close race going into tuesday. so what about the key voting demographics in this jobs report? >> reporter: you know, one little nugget that i thought was very interesting, the unemployment rate for white men has fall tone 6.6% and about a year ago it was 7.8%. that is a key voting demographic, but inrestingly enough, even though the unemployment rate is coming down, that demographic is going as much as two to one for romney. you know, sometimes demographic information and the unemployment information doesn't always sync up. >> tom: timing is everything in terms of synching up for whoever wins next week and what party is in control of alcohol because they'll seemingl
: well, timing is everything in life, right? i mean, certainly the obama administration would have wanted to see these relatively strong job numbers three months ago because the standard sort of political wisdom is that you needabout six months ab job improvement for people to actually feel better and for t incumbent to benefit. ws is coming a little late for the president. it's ironic, whoever wins is going to inherit an improvingth job market. >> tom: of course it comes plenty of early voting already under way across the united states. in washington, d.c. tonight, it's our bureau. chief, darren gersh. >> reporter: thanks, tom. >> tom: still ahead, the new york city marathon is cancelled. what it means for advertisers of this world class event. that encouraging employment report didn't do much for stocks on wall street. stocks oped higher, but sellers took over.d the dow closed down 139 points, the nasdaq lost almost 38 points, the s&p closed off 13. for the week, the dow fell 0.1%. the nasdaq was down 0.2%. the s&p gained 0.2% this week. we'll talk more about the marts a little later in
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